The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative brings together people and resources to help youth and young adults make the connections they need for permanence, education, employment, housing, health care, and supportive personal and community relationships. As a grant-making foundation, the Initiative determined that it would support community-based efforts which could create opportunities and build assets for youth leaving foster care. This support is provided via the core activities of grant making, technical assistance, and advocacy.
November 24, 2005
This article in The Economist presents an explanation of the foster care system and some shocking facts to go with it.
The Pew Charitable Trusts provide statistical and demographic information of foster children, presented in easy-to-read graphs and explanations.
Fostering.com is a spin-off site from Adoption.com. Adoption.com is committed to helping as many children as possible find loving, permanent homes. Adoption.com has been providing information and community services to the adoption community since 1996. They have information about fostering as well as an informative forum.